Very varied role and hands-on. Bottling, labelling, packing, dispatch. Includes handling hazardous substances in a safe manner, following procedures. Each raw material gets manufactured/mixed/dispensed. Loading pallets, keeping things very clean to avoid cross contamination. Dealing with delivery/suppliers.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Very varied role
  • Practical
  • To include : bottling, labelling, packing, dispatch
  • Handling hazardous substances in a safe manner, following procedures
  • Loading pallets
  • Keeping the area very clean and tidy to avoid cross-contamination
  • Dealing with deliveries/suppliers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Open to a varied training plan.
  • Tidy, clean and organised - clearing as you go.

Personal qualities

  • Physically demanding work - 14 kg boxes x 60 in a day
  • Robustness - very busy all the time
  • Open and enquiring nature

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) grade C or above - especially English and Maths
  • Open to a varied training plan

Future prospects

A growing small business looking to expand.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

European Embalming Products Company Ltd (EEP CO Ltd) was formed in 2010; it aims to provide a more secure, safe environment for embalmers of today. It endeavours to achieve this by providing a more comprehensive and innovative variety of products including high quality instruments, sundries and of course our excellent range of less fuming preserving fluids. Patricia and Philippe Dubresson are founders of this company and have been in the embalming industry collectively for twenty five years. They are knowledgeable, resourceful people with a keen interest in providing quality products for a high standard of embalming. Patricia has taught courses on how to apply cosmetics to the deceased in many places throughout Europe and the UK, whilst Philippe has given lectures and demonstrations throughout Europe, Russia, Australia and the UK. Both are striving towards better embalming solutions and more safety conscious products for today’s market the foremost way they are achieving this is through the introduction of the product Genelyn. Genelyn is a well-established and respected brand throughout Australasia and it is slowly building its reputation nationwide. EEP Co Ltd are the sole distributors of these products within Europe. The team at EEP co are happy to answer any of your queries whether it is regarding our products or your cases. We look forward to hearing from you.




Unit C2

Knowl Hill Farm


RG20 4NY

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Training provider

Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

The employer will support off-the-job training.

Apprenticeship standard

Logistics and Supply Chain > Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Berkshire Training Consortium


Rachel Eaves 01635 35975 rachel@wbtc-uk.com

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017